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“Carole showed me a picture from Paige’s birthday party. It’s the first time I’ve seen a picture of her,” said David. What do I say to that? “I can see she’s happy and loved.” “She’s a wonderful little girl!” Shallow and inadequate words; he needs to meet her to appreciate how amazing she is. “I… Continue reading Chapter 19 – Conversations With A Convict (part 2)
08/15/2009: I’m worried about this situation. I’m worried that with Ruth and David back together, they’ll try and get Paige back. I’m worried David will visit Paige, fall in love with her – how could he not?! – and want her back despite Ruth’s threats. On the other hand, I’m worried they’ll fall off… Continue reading Chapter 19 – Conversations With A Convict
The first rays of sunshine creep under the closed curtains. My stomach jabs me with an angry growl. I dig through my purse for loose change but come up empty-handed. Filling a tiny paper cup at the sink, I down a few cups, my stomach somewhat placated. A contraction washes over Ruth and she moans loudly. In the… Continue reading Chapter 2 – Stranger Than Fiction